a place to move forward while reaching back.

We inspire widows to live a joyful life by being a friend, mentor & advocating in their favor.


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OUR FOUNDER A widow and mentor

Carolyn Moor was inspired by her own mentors to found MWC, a bridge from traditional grief support to the unchartered new world that is created after loss.

girls_videosplashLet's face it, seeing the forest for the trees in this widowhood journey is REAL. You need a mentor and so did Carolyn Moor. Once she found one, it felt as if she was guided through the wilderness by an angel. Past every fallen tree, rushing stream, mud slick and steep hill until she finally came upon a clearing where she was able to run free. So, she did. Moving forward with conviction and a newfound happiness, she never forgot her mentors kindness. She became a mentor herself by answering the call to guide others to the 'clearing'. One woman at a time, the tribe grew and is now a force of strength, inspiration and support to widows around the globe.

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MWC Chapters

We don't mean to be cliché here, but it takes a village. Not any ordinary village mind you, but a tribe of extraordinary widow mentors who are a few steps ahead of this collective experience. Are you willing to reach back to others in your circle of life experience? Your community is waiting for you to create your own MWC chapter. If you build it, they will come! With 11.4 million widows in the U.S. and 3.5 million of those under 65, we have already seen this happen. We are the students and simultaneously the teachers in society to bring awareness to the widow experience. Let's do this together with love, unity and grace. If you've read this far, you might be ready. The rewards will leave you feeling like you've found your sweet spot. Nothing brings joy more than giving back your wisdom.
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MWC BLOG Recent Articles

The Widow Card

April 10, 2014 Kelley Lynn Opinion

Normally, I do not like having to use the “Widow Card” in my day to day life, but every now and then, when someone angers me or annoys me in just the right way, it seems like the absolute perfect time to pull it out, and make them feel like crap by hitting them hard with my reality. That happened the other day. I was in my local grocery store here in Queens, New York, after getting off…   Read more  

The Rational Irrational Fear of Loss: Perspective from a ‘Child of a Widow’

Brandy Dalton Opinion

I’m at work and my mom hasn’t responded to my text since last night. I try calling but the phone is going to voicemail. My palms start sweating and my heart begins to race. My mind quickly goes over all worst-case scenarios. Was there an accident? All these irrational scenes start playing in fast-forward through my mind. A decade later and I still have to talk my mind into letting go. There was no accident, nothing has gone…   Read more  

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We believe in giving back. Through partnering with Wagoma Orphans and Widows Centre, we help build homes for those in need.

This loss and grief center cares for orphans and widows, at the Lakeshore village of Wagoma in Kenya. This center cares for 166 orphans in the village and 60 widows and continues to re-build lives and save the perishing lakeshore village. You can make a difference.
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